Manzanar Committee Applauds Inyo County For Taking Important Step Towards Protecting Manzanar, Owens Valley From Large-Scale Renewable Energy Development

LOS ANGELES — On May 6, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to move their Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment (REGPA) to the next step, which will be to draft a Programmatic Environmental Impact Report. The amendment no longer includes the Owens Valley as a “Renewable Energy Development Area,” (REDA) where large-scale, industrial... Continue Reading →

Author And University of Hawai’i Prof. Eileen Tamura To Keynote 45th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

PILGRIMAGE: Bus transportation from Los Angeles available. Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural nstitute also sponsoring a bus from Gardena. LOS ANGELES — University of Hawai’i Professor Eileen Tamura, author of the 2013 book, In Defense of Justice: Joseph Kurihara and the Japanese American Struggle for Equality, will be the keynote speaker at the 45th Annual Manzanar... Continue Reading →

Manzanar Committee Denounces Inyo County Planning Commission Decision That Could Threaten Manzanar

LOS ANGELES — The Manzanar Committee denounces the decision by the County of Inyo Planning Commission to approve the 2013 Renewable Energy General Planning Amendment (REGPA) to the County’s General Plan, which would open the door to the construction of large-scale, industrial-grade renewable energy facilities in the County, including an area within the viewshed of... Continue Reading →

The City Project Opposes LADWP’s Southern Owens Valley Solar Ranch Near Manzanar

The City Project has announced their opposition to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s plans to build the Southern Owens Valley Solar Ranch adjacent to the Manzanar National Historic Site. The Manzanar Committee deeply appreciates their support. by Robert García, Founding Director and Counsel, Ramya Sivasubramanian, Assistant Director and Counsel, and Daphne Hsu,... Continue Reading →

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